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  • Pheasant Tacos
    Pheasant Taco Recipe Be the “taco the town” after sharing this pheasant taco recipe! Pheasant tacos are a great way to enjoy your pheasant harvest. Shredded Pheasant Tacos Cooking a whole pheasant with the bone is incredibly healthy, and the pressure cooker makes the pheasant extremely easy to shred… it falls right off the bone! Ingredients Needed for Homemade Pheasant Tacos Equipment Needed to Cook this Wild Pheasant Taco Recipe How to Make Pheasant Tacos This recipe makes about 2 pounds of taco meat, which feeds a family of 5 (about 10 tacos). This recipe also makes great leftovers, just … Read more
  • Venison Sloppy Joes
    Ground Venison Sloppy Joes Recipe Since we’re using deer meat, we’ll call this recipe “Sloppy Does”. This ground venison sloppy joes recipe is made with a handful of ingredients, and is great for when your dinner plans are stuck in a rut. Another i-deer, use Hawaiian buns to add a bit more flavor to the sandwiches. Old Fashioned Sloppy Joes Recipe (from scratch) You’ll never go back to Manwhich again, once you taste how great this recipe is (and see how easy it is to make). Defrosting and cooking the ground deer meat takes most of the time, so allow … Read more
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Jam
    Strawberry Rhubarb Jam Recipe Strawberries and rhubarb jam together like rhythm and blues. The sweetness of the strawberries provides a harmonious balance to the tartness of the rhubarb, and the punch of rhubarb adds a flavorful forte to the jam ensemble. The combination of the flavors is absolutely amazing! Easy Strawberry Rhubarb Jam Recipe Laziness is my specialty, so if there’s an easier way to do things… I will find it, and share it with you! Strawberries and rhubarb are some of the easiest plants to garden, because they are perennial plants that are hard to kill (once they have … Read more
  • Pheasant Recipes
    Health Benefits of Cooking Wild Pheasant for Dinner Eating wild pheasant has numerous health benefits over farmed pheasant, and especially more than chicken. Wild pheasant has a lower omega 6 to omega 3 ratio, is not treated with antibiotics, and contains less fat than farmed poultry. Wild pheasant also contains the health benefits of a foraged diet, and ingesting fewer pesticides and agricultural chemicals than farmed poultry. Omega 6 to Omega 3 Ratio Until recent history, human diets consisted of foods with a low omega 6 to omega 3 ratio of about 4:1 (some cultures had a ratio of 1:4). … Read more
  • Roasted Pheasant
    Roasted Pheasant Recipe Have you tried to cook pheasant, but it turned out a little fowl? Try this simple roasted pheasant recipe, it’s a wild game changer! You can season it with fresh herbs from your garden…. if you have the thyme. How to Make Roasted Pheasant This recipe makes enough to feed 4-6 people in a 6 quart Instant Pot. You could use the 1.5x box to feed 6-8 in an 8 quart Instant Pot, or the 0.5x box to feed 2-4 in a 3 quart Instant Pot. Simple Roasted Pheasant Recipe Do you enjoy pheasant hunting, but haven’t … Read more
  • Pheasant Soup
    Homemade Pheasant Noodle Soup This delicious homemade pheasant soup will warm your soul. This old-fashioned pheasant noodle soup partners well with homemade dinner rolls, and is one of the most comforting comfort foods you’ll ever eat. Instant Pot Pheasant Soup Recipe This is a dump-and-go pheasant noodle soup recipe, allowing you to prep the instant pot in the morning and come home to dinner almost ready (you’ll just need to boil the noodles for 15 minutes, while the rolls bake). Cooking wild pheasant has never been easier, so bag your pheasant limit and take home your hunting prizes! Pheasant Soup … Read more
  • Pear Recipes for Pears Season
    The Best Pear Recipes for Pears Season August is the time when pears are ready for harvest. If you have a mature pear tree, you probably have so many pears that you’re not sure what to do with all of them. Pears are always good as a dessert dish, or served well with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. We have some delicious but uncommon pear recipes that will use up your bountiful harvest of pears (including cocktails recipe that doesn’t require peeling or slicing). This article has the best pear recipes, the health benefits of pears, and a guide … Read more
  • Blackberry Cookies
    The Best Blackberry Cookies Recipe There’s nothing quite like the aroma and taste of homemade blackberry cookies. And yes, you can make them too – no baking pro skills are needed! Not only are cookies the most popular homemade dessert, they are also healthier than anything you would find in the store. Plus, they make the perfect grab-and-go treat. So why not give them a try? I guarantee you won’t regret it – these blackberry cookies are sure to become your go-to blackberry recipe. Easy Blackberry Cookie Recipe Fresh-baked cookies make any kitchen feel like home. From the moment the … Read more
  • Pear Cookies
    The Best Pear Cookie You’ve probably never thought about making pear cookies before, but I guarantee that once you try them, they will become your go-to pear recipe! Cookies are the most popular homemade dessert. They are easy to make, healthier than store-bought, and are a convenient grab-and-go dessert. Easy Pear Cookie Recipe Baking your own cookies will fill your kitchen with a delectable aroma. The smell of freshly baked cookies is so welcoming and comforting, that real estate agents will put out a spread of cookies to help sell houses. Old Fashioned Pear Cookie Ingredients Equipment Needed to Make … Read more
  • Pear Muffins
    Pear Muffins Recipe This pear muffin recipe creates the perfect, delicate, airy muffin with a slightly crunchy sugar crust topping. The delicious contrast in texture will make this your favorite muffin recipe. Easy Pear Recipes The secret to baking the best pear muffins is to use real butter (not oil) and milk. Butter gives off a better flavor when compared to oil, while milk creates a lighter muffin when compared to using sour cream, yogurt, and buttermilk. Homemade Pear Muffin Ingredients Equipment Needed to Make Pear Muffins How to Make Homemade Pear Muffins This recipe makes 12 delicious pear muffins. … Read more
  • Canned Pears
    Canning Pears Recipe Canning pears in a light syrup is a great way to preserve your pear harvest. Enjoy eating your canned pears later as a side dish, in oatmeal, or use them to make pear muffins, pear cookies, or pear cobbler. Ingredients Needed for Canning Pears Equipment Needed for Canned Pears This list includes Amazon affiliate links, and will open in a new tab. How to Water Bath Can Pears This canned pear recipe makes about 12 half-pint jars. Use the 2x to make 12 pint jars (or 9 pints and 6 half pints), or the 3x to make … Read more
  • Strawberry Jam Recipe
    The Best Strawberry Jam Recipe Ever Strawberry jam is a great way to preserve strawberries from the garden to enjoy later. Strawberry jam tastes great on toast, on pancakes, in cookies, in oatmeal, and more. How to Make Strawberry Jam Strawberries are not high in natural pectin, so it will take more sugar to thicken the jam. You can add pectin to reduce the amount of sugar in the jam. Depending on the varieties of your strawberry plants, you may not have enough strawberries to enjoy and make jam in a single harvest (especially the first year of harvest). Strawberries … Read more
  • Strawberry Season: Strawberries Everywhere
    Strawberry Season Has Arrived Learn about the health benefits of homegrown strawberries over store bought, how to grow your own strawberries, strawberry storage options, and some of our favorite strawberry recipes. Health Benefits of Strawberries Strawberry nutrition ranks pretty high, as strawberries contain tons of vitamin C. Strawberries also contain vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin K, vitamin B6, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, folate, and carotenoids. Strawberries are also a good source of manganese, iodine, magnesium, copper, iron, and phosphorus. In addition to providing vitamins and minerals, studies have shown that strawberries can have beneficial health effects when consumed regularly. 5 studies … Read more
  • Rhubarb
    Rhubarb Benefits Rhubarb has been used as a traditional medicine for over 2,000 years. Historically, rhubarb consumption is used to treat constipation, inflammation, viral infections, diabetes, and tumors. The main pharmacological ingredient is emodin, and the main source of consumption of it is from eating rhubarb. The roots and rhizomes of rhubarb contain about 2.31 mg/g of emodin. Emodin has been studied extensively in recent years, because of the health effects on gut health, anti-bacterial and anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-fibrosis, anti-cancer, and anti-allergy. Common Pesticides Applied to the Rhubarb Plant Rhubarb Season You can enjoy fresh a fresh rhubarb harvest from May to … Read more
  • Rhubarb Muffins
    Perfect Rhubarb Muffins This recipe creates the perfect, delicate, airy muffin with a slightly crunchy sugar crust topping. The delicious contrast in texture will make this your favorite muffin recipe. The Best Rhubarb Muffins Recipe The secret to baking the best muffins is to use real butter (not oil) and milk. Butter gives off a better flavor when compared to oil, while milk creates a lighter muffin when compared to using sour cream, yogurt, and buttermilk. Homemade Rhubarb Muffin Ingredients Equipment Needed to Make Rhubarb Muffins How to Make Homemade Rhubarb Muffins This recipe makes 12 delicious rhubarb muffins. To … Read more
  • Rhubarb Jam Recipe
    Old Fashioned Rhubarb Jam Recipe Rhubarb jam is a great way to preserve rhubarb from the garden to enjoy later. Rhubarb jam tastes great on toast, on pancakes, in cookies, in oatmeal, and more. How to Make the Best Rhubarb Jam Rhubarb is not high in natural pectin, so it will take more sugar to thicken the jam. You can add pectin to reduce the amount of sugar in the jam. Rhubarb tastes best when harvested in early summer. You can still use rhubarb harvested in late summer, however, the taste will be subpar as it goes to seed. Slow … Read more
  • Rhubarb Wine Recipe
    Simple Rhubarb Wine Recipe Homemade rhubarb wine is easy to make, and takes only a few ingredients. While many people do not like raw rhubarb, it tastes much better cooked into a dessert or dish. Rhubarb wine is a sweet wine that tastes similar to rosé wine. Health Benefits of Rhubarb Rhubarb has been used as a traditional medicine for over 2,000 years. Historically, rhubarb consumption is used to treat constipation, inflammation, viral infections, diabetes, and tumors. The main pharmacological ingredient is emodin, and the main source of consumption of it is from eating rhubarb. The roots and rhizomes of … Read more
  • Tomato Wine Recipe
    Easy Tomato Wine Recipe Did you know that you can make wine out of tomatoes? Tomato wine is a great way to utilize an over-abundant tomato garden! Just set it, and forget it, and you’ll enjoy a fermented adult beverage around New Year’s. Tomato Wine Pairing Tomato wine pairs well with spicy dishes like chili or tacos. The sweetness of the tomato wine will help to suppress the heat of the dish. Tomato wine tastes similar to white wine, and has a slight taste of fruit with hints of honey and a bit of zest. The sweetness of the tomato … Read more
  • Watermelon Moonshine
    Easy Watermelon Moonshine Recipe Ferment your own watermelon moonshine using a just few ingredients. Old fashioned watermelon moonshine is a light tasting alcoholic beverage, preserving the juicy flavor of watermelon. Watermelon Wine Cocktail Making moonshine out of watermelons requires the use of a secondary fruit, because the low acid levels in watermelon. A common secondary fruit that does not overpower the watermelon taste is grapes. Using grapes in this recipe makes this recipe a watermelon wine recipe. Another common secondary fruit used in watermelon moonshine is strawberry. Strawberry watermelon moonshine is a delicious tasting cocktail. How to Backsweeten Watermelon Moonshine … Read more
  • Best Cranberry Wine Recipe
    Cranberry Wine Benefits Alcohol Content of Cranberry Wine This homemade cranberry wine recipe yields alcohol with approximately 15% ABV. The level of alcohol depends on the type of yeast used in the recipe. Bread yeast does not survive in alcohol levels over 8%, so at 8% ABV the yeast will die, fermentation will stop, and the alcohol level will no longer rise. Brewer’s yeast will survive in alcohol levels up to 12%, so at 12% ABV the yeast will die, fermentation will stop, and alcohol levels will no longer rise. Wine and champagne yeast will survive in alcohol levels of … Read more
  • Best Dandelion Wine Recipe
    Dandelion Wine Benefits Some health benefits to drinking dandelion wine include anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, gastrointestinal health, anti-cancer, antibacterial, probiotic, hypoglycemic, and anti-artherosclerotic effects. Ancient folklore medicines have used dandelions to treat chronic inflammatory diseases like arthritis, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, and liver disorders. Antioxidant studies have shown improvement in arterial wall thickness with regular dandelion extract consumption. Gastrointestinal disorders like dyspepsia, GERD, ulcerative colitis have also been shown to improve with dandelion products. Studies have also shown improvement in colorectal cancer, and a preventative in breast, prostate, and pancreatic cancers with regular dandelion root extract consumption. Studies also support dandelion’s antimicrobial … Read more
  • Stone Basement Repair and Waterproofing
    Fixing Our Leaky Old Stone Basement Our kids are getting older, and we decided it was time to fix up the basement and build a hangout spot for them. In order to fix up the old stone basement, we had to fix the limestone foundation walls that were allowing rain to enter the basement. We would get about 20 gallons of water in the basement with heavy rainfalls, about 3-4 times per year. (We already replaced the gutters a few years back, which reduced the amount of water in the basement from about 40 gallons of water monthly.) It was … Read more
  • Best Hunter’s Pie (Venison Shepherd’s Pie)
    Are your dinner plans stuck in a rut? Try this Venison Shepherd’s Pie recipe (also known as Hunter’s Pie). The start of deer archery season coincides with the fall vegetable harvest, making this recipe great to utilize all harvest types. No luck this deer or elk season? Use ground beef instead of venison, and make what is known as Cottage Pie. Venison Shepherd’s Pie Recipe Ingredients Hunter’s Pie Equipment How to Make Shepherd’s Pie Sources:
  • Pumpkin Pie Moonshine Recipe
    All the goodness and rich flavor of pumpkin pie, fermented down into an amazing fall adult beverage. Homemade pumpkin moonshine makes great gifts for weddings, adult birthdays, and holidays. This pumpkin pie moonshine is extremely easy to make. In fact, the hardest part of making pumpkin spice moonshine, is waiting for it to ferment. Health Benefits of Pumpkin Studies have shown that pumpkin is beneficial to health in many ways: Pumpkin Pie Moonshine Ingredients Makes 1 gallon (5 gallon Pumpkin Pie Moonshine Recipe Also Available) Optional Ingredients for Pumpkin Moonshine Equipment Needed for Pumpkin Spice Moonshine Instructions Sources:
  • Beef Lumpia Recipe
    One of the Best Lumpia Recipes Ever Here is one of the best, easy beef lumpia recipes I’ve found. I actually use ground venison instead of beef, but the recipe could be used for either without alterations. (I’m fortunate enough to be able to hunt deer in the corn belt, so the deer I eat has less of a gamey taste than those that I’ve hunted in the mountains.) Lumpia makes great leftovers (or snacks), that you can warm in the air fryer or microwave. Just pack a paper towel around the lumpia roll in the container when warming them … Read more
  • DIY Heated Garage Floor (Hydronic Floor Heat)
    Heated Garage Floor for Fixing Things The secret to living in Podunk USA is being able to fix just about anything. In order to fix things, you’ll need tools. In order to find your tools when you need them, you’ll need a garage or shop. When things break in the winter, fixing them in a heated shop is better than in outside in cold, frigid temperatures. Heating the Garage, Radiant Style When we started to fix up our old pole barn to turn it into a machine shop, it didn’t take long for us to decide that we would install … Read more
  • Cherry Moonshine Recipe
    Do you have a cherry tree or two? This homemade cherry pie moonshine recipe requires only a few simple ingredients and a little patience to wait for fermentation. This recipe can also make cherry wine (with or without adding grapes). Health Benefits of Cherries Consumption of cherries may reduce the risk of several chronic inflammatory diseases including, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer. There are also studies that show that cherry consumption may improve sleep (within 3 days of regular cherry consumption), cognitive function, reduce gout attacks (with 2 days of regular cherry consumption), and reduce pain after strenuous exercise. … Read more
  • Strawberry Moonshine Recipe
    How to Make Strawberry Moonshine Do you have a garden full of strawberries? This homemade strawberry moonshine recipe requires only a few simple ingredients and a little patience to wait for fermentation. This recipe can also be used to make strawberry wine (with or without adding grapes). Health Benefits of Strawberries Studies have found that consuming strawberries regularly can aid in nutritional therapy for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and chronic inflammatory disease. One study also showed that regular consumption of strawberries offers further heart protection in adults with obesity and elevated cholesterol. You can read more about the health benefits of … Read more
  • Blackberry Moonshine Recipe
    Do you have wild blackberries growing on your property or in your garden? This homemade blackberry moonshine recipe requires only a few simple ingredients and a little patience to wait for fermentation. This blackberry brandy recipe can also be diluted to make homemade blackberry wine. Health Benefits of Blackberries Blackberries are widely known for their anticancer properties, due to their abundance of antioxidants. Studies have shown that regular consumption of blackberries is effective at reducing the risk of esophageal, cervical, and breast cancer. Blackberries are also known to relieve hemorrhoids and intestinal inflammation. Blackberry leaves can also ease mouth ulcers, … Read more
  • Best Raspberry Syrup Recipe
    Raspberries grow wild in my timber, and making raspberry syrup is one way to enjoy our foraged food all year. In addition to topping pancakes, french toast, and ice cream, you can add your own raspberry syrup to iced tea, lemonade, coffee, or adult beverages. Homemade Raspberry Syrup is Better Than Store-Bought Canned syrups and jams make great Christmas gifts, especially when everyone knows that it came from your own harvest! Canned Amish and specialty foods often sell for $5 for the small 4 ounce jelly jars, up to $40 for large 32 ounce quart jars. So don’t undervalue your … Read more
  • The Best Pear Moonshine Recipe (Easy Recipe)
    If you’re looking for ways to preserve your pears from your pear tree, try this homemade pear moonshine recipe. This pear liqueur recipe can also be altered slightly to make the best pear wine. With minimal prep, this will be your new favorite way to preserve your pear harvest. Ingredients Needed to Make Pear Brandy You’ll only need a few ingredients to make this homemade pear brandy. Pears from your own pear tree, or from local farmers’ markets will work best. Store-bought pears have preservatives applied that prohibit the natural yeast needed for the fermentation process. If using store-bought pears, … Read more
  • Mulberry Moonshine Recipe
    Homemade Mulberry Moonshine If you have a mulberry tree or two and have tons of mulberries, you can put them to use by making mulberry moonshine. This recipe requires only a few ingredients and patience for fermentation. Harvesting Mulberries Harvesting mulberries can be done by picking the berries by hand, or laying cheap bedsheets down and shaking the tree. The ripe mulberries will fall onto the sheets for easier collection. Most mulberry trees will produce a crop with a harvest period of June through August. If you need to store mulberries until enough are harvested, you can store mulberries in … Read more
  • DIY Powder Room Remodel: Farmhouse Powder Room
    DIY Farmhouse Powder Room Renovation on a Budget When we bought our old foursquare farmhouse, we knew we wanted to go over-the-top with the decor in this tiny bathroom. The half bath on the main floor is the main powder room that most of our guests use, and we were excited to go a bit crazy with one of our room makeovers. We can’t wait to show off our rustic farmhouse powder room remodel! Bathroom Demo Day! Demo day is the most exciting day for us, as we get to peel back the layers and uncover centuries-old craftsmanship (that has … Read more
  • Old Kitchen Renovation: Our DIY Kitchen Remodel
    DIY Kitchen Remodel of our American Foursquare House Here’s a story on how we accomplished our DIY kitchen remodel. Updating our old foursquare kitchen ended up being a lot more work than I initially thought it would be. While the craftsmanship of this old house is impressive, the plumbing, electrical, and accessories of the house were downright hazardous. We had schedule 40 PVC pipe supplying water to the sink (even hot water), improperly rated knob and tube wiring supplying electricity to modern appliances, and flooring that sank about 1.5-2 inches in the middle. We were also unaware that the footings … Read more
  • Venison Soup Recipe with Broth
    Ground Venison Soup This is an easy ground venison soup recipe to make (or a great recipe for canning) utilizing deer meat, vegetables, broth, and seasoning. Partnered with homemade rolls, venison soup is a quick and delicious soup dinner ready in 30-45 minutes. Wild Game Venison Stew with Vegetables This vegetable soup works well with any wild game meat including ground deer, ground venison, and ground beef. I haven’t tried ground turkey or pork, but I imagine it would also taste great. (Please let us know in the comments!) Health Benefits of Venison & Vegetable Soup There are a number … Read more
  • Best Ground Venison Salisbury Steak Recipe
    A classic Salisbury steak recipe using ground venison and a blend of spices, cooked in an instant pot with gravy topped with a rack of potatoes. A meal and side dish all in one pot, prepped in about 15 minutes, delicious and ready to eat when you get home from a long day at work! (You’ll love the smell of dinner welcoming you home!) Dump and Go Instant Pot Ground Venison Salisbury Steaks This recipe works well with ground venison, however ground beef also works well. This easy recipe is almost a dump and go instant pot recipe. My dump … Read more
  • Loaded Breakfast Skillet Recipe
    Breakfast Skillet Recipe This loaded breakfast skillet will fill you up, and keep you full almost all day (great for busy days on the farm). Composed of sausage, bacon, eggs, potatoes, and cheese, there is plenty of protein in this delicious breakfast for those hard working muscles. Cowboy Breakfast Skillet This easy cowboy breakfast skillet recipe is great for a hearty breakfast for the whole family, and can easily be modified to feed more people (especially if you have overnight guests). Feel free to add more potatoes, eggs, and cheese to expand the recipe to fit 1 – 2 more … Read more
  • Homemade Maple Syrup Recipe (from Maple Sap)
    Delicious Homemade Maple Syrup Recipe Tapping sugar maple trees is one of the first signs of spring. Maple syrup season starts when daytime temperatures climb to 35 degrees or more, and nighttime temperatures drop below freezing. (For our area this begins in late February to early March.) This temperature swing encourages the flow of sap from the roots through the trunk and to the branches. The end of the season occurs when sap flow decreases, or when the tree begins to produce buds for leaves (whichever comes first). You can tap any kind of maple tree, and produce nutritious, flavorful, … Read more
  • Building a Mudroom Bench
    How to Build a Mudroom Bench Building a DIY mudroom bench was the first upgrade to our mudroom breezeway addition that we tackled. We were lucky enough to have the space to build 2 entryway benches, one intended for my husband and me, the other for the kids. We also wanted to build an overhead wall shelf, located above the benches for hats, gloves, sunglasses, and other miscellaneous items that keep ending up on the kitchen counter. This article will show you how to build a sturdy, open bottom mudroom bench with storage for shoes, and how much it costs. … Read more
  • Venison Breakfast Sausage Recipe
    Venison Breakfast Sausage Breakfast sausage is basically ground meat and sausage seasonings (which you probably already have in your spice rack). This is a simple recipe, using just a pound of ground venison, and a few spices. You can make this recipe hot and spicy (copycat Jimmy Dean’s Spicy Sausage), or mild (copycat Jimmy Dean’s Regular Sausage), depending on the amount of cayenne and red pepper flakes. This homemade venison breakfast sausage recipe is excellent for sausage patties, breakfast sandwiches, breakfast burritos, or breakfast pizza. This venison recipe can be used with different types of sausage meats like ground venison, … Read more
  • Venison Burger Recipe (for the BEST Deer Burgers)
    Venison Burger Recipe It’s hard to screw up a burger, but don’t take any chances on ruining your deer harvest! If you’re an avid hunter looking for a recipe for delicious, juicy, venison burgers, then check out this wild game burger recipe! This venison burger recipe uses only a few spices to create flavorful burgers, topped with your favorite burger toppings. Venison Burgers Fat Content We have our local butcher process our deer meat after hunting season, and they add 30% ground beef to the ground venison. Adding ground beef to venison burger increases the fat content, and also reduces … Read more
  • Venison Pot Pie
    Venison Pot Pie Recipe with Homemade Pie Crust Shut your pie hole with the best ever venison pot pie! Homemade venison pot pie is actually easy to make, and tastes A LOT better than the pre-packaged frozen pot pie versions. Give it a try! Ingredients for the Wild Game Meat Filling: Homemade Pie Crust Ingredients: How to Make the Best Homemade Pie Crust: I use a food processor to mix the pie crust, because the blades cut through the cold butter and blend it quicker than a stand mixer. The key to making a good crust is to keep the … Read more
  • Venison Roast Recipe
    Venison Roast Recipe with Vegetables Venison roast is the second cheapest cut of meat. (Rocky Mountain Oysters are the cheapest, which are just under a buck!) If you’re looking for a cheap, quick, and easy dump-and-go instant pot venison roast recipe, give this one a try. With about 5 minutes of prep time, and only a few ingredients, this deer roast recipe will become one of your family’s favorite healthy meals. Deer Roast Ingredients In my house, we cook deer meat for at least 75% of our meals. We haven’t had a beef roast in many years, but this venison … Read more
  • Venison Tater Tot Casserole
    Venison Tater Tot Casserole Recipe If you’re looking for an easy dinner recipe to add to your weekly meal plan, then check out this venison tater tot casserole recipe. This is a venison recipe I learned to make as a child, so it is very easy to make (and a family favorite)! Deer tater tot casserole takes about 20 minutes of prep, and about another 20 minutes of oven time. I use only 5 ingredients, so this hot dish recipe is also great if you don’t have many groceries in the house. Ground Venison Taste vs Ground Beef Venison tastes … Read more
  • Venison Tacos
    Venison Tacos Recipe Let’s taco bout the best dinner plans for tonight! These tacos are cooked with a homemade taco seasoning that is easy to prep, and tastes very similar to McCormick’s taco seasoning packets. I usually prep a mason jar full of the seasoning so that it is ready to use on deer tacos and my venison cheeseburger macaroni recipe. The seasoning includes chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, red pepper flakes, cilantro, paprika, cumin, salt, and black pepper. Wild Game Flavor If you have extremely gamey tasting wild game meat, try mixing some beef in with the ground … Read more
  • Venison Stew Recipe
    Easy Venison Stew Recipe This is a simple, dump and go venison stew recipe. This deer stew recipe works wonderfully in a slow cooker (Amazon affiliate link), on low heat for 6-8 hours. It is a hearty stew, using wild game meat simmered all day in beef broth, which eliminates the gamey taste of venison. Cooked with garden fresh potatoes and medium carrots, this is one of the healthiest venison recipes that can be cooked all winter long. Easy Prep, Dump-And-Go Recipe With about 10 minutes of prep time, this is one of my favorite easy recipes that I can … Read more
  • Venison Chili
    Venison Chili Recipe If you are looking for a delicious ground venison recipe, try this quick and easy venison chili recipe. It take almost no time, and can be partnered with homemade honey cornbread muffins (which can be ready around the same time, if started when defrosting the ground deer meat). I love a big pot of chili for supper on those cold winter evenings, and it can simmer while out shoveling snow and will be ready to warm you up and fill your belly afterward (this is a thick chili recipe). Crockpot Venison Chili I prefer the taste of … Read more
  • Venison Cheeseburger Macaroni
    Venison Cheeseburger Macaroni Recipe… A Homemade One-pot Meal This easy homemade venison cheeseburger macaroni recipe will quickly become one of your regular meals that your whole family will love. It tastes a lot better than the boxed version, and doesn’t have all of the preservatives found in a box of Hamburger Helper. This homemade copycat version is still a one-pot meal, and the easy cleanup makes my favorite dinners even better. Homemade Cheeseburger Macaroni Ingredients Equipment Needed for Cheeseburger Macaroni You’ll need a large skillet (I use my cast iron dutch oven, Amazon affiliate link). Cast iron is healthier than … Read more
  • Venison Stroganoff Recipe
    Venison Stroganoff is Comfort Food What makes eating wild game meat better? Knowing you were “stroganoff” to drag him out of the thicket you shot him in! This venison stroganoff recipe is one of my family’s favorite ways to eat big game meat. We use ground deer meat that we hunted, egg noodles, and home canned broth. Partnered with homemade dinner rolls or biscuits, this ground venison stroganoff makes amazing comfort food. Ground Venison is Nutritious For a healthier recipe, saute onion and use fresh garlic over medium heat to season venison. I use this hand chopper (Amazon affiliate link) … Read more
  • Venison Gravy
    Biscuits and Venison Gravy Recipes Fawn over these homemade sour-doe biscuits and venison gravy! This breakfast is so hearty, we can eat at 10:00 am and be full until supper. (Perfect for those long days of working on the farm, or deer hunting!) Deer sausage is nothing more than ground venison and seasoning (we have the locker add 30% ground beef to our ground deer meat, so that it doesn’t dry out too much). If you are a deer hunter, this tried and true recipe is the best way to utilize the deer harvest (or elk). It is easy to … Read more